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wyrdfae

wyrdfae
Date Joined: August 10, 2012
Last Online: July 31, 2021
Birthday: January 16
Country: United States
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Welcome to Night Vale Group

About Me

Hi. I'm J (they/them) Yes, my legal name is one letter. Why Wyrdfae? Wyrdfae was the name of my first creative blog from eleventy billion years ago. I wanted some kind of "fae" and I picked "wyrd" at the time I saw this as a Shakespeare and Dune reference (but it is actually older than that) - both alluding to the magic and spirituality which is something I find in creating. It's cheesy and I'm ok with that. Rating - I always rate unless there was an issue. If I don't get a rating for something I will follow up. I really want my swaps to get where they need to go.

Favorite books and podcasts

I listen to audio books and podcasts while crafting, art-ing, chore-doing. I have been known to pick up a paper book from time to time, though. Books: HGttG series by Douglas Adams was one of my first book loves. I read this in high school originally and my friends and I would read it aloud to passer-bys. Silly people we were. David Rakoff, Alok Vaid-Menon, Anne Leckie, MurderBot by Martha Wells, Daniel Lavery, Well written sci-fi graphic novels with breathtaking art ( ok, I should have just said Monstress), Janet Mock, Felix Ever After, Witch Boy, Audre Lorde, Danez Smith, Brene Browne, Anne Patchett, Philip K. Dick, Octavia Butler, Packing for Mars, Louise Erdrich, Saga,

Podcasts: The Laverne Cox Show (Ya'll, I know every celebrity has a podcast these days, but this one is exactly my kind of thing), Dear Prudence, Welcome to Night Vale, Snap Judgement, Buffering the Vampire Slayer, RadioLab, The Unmute Podcast, Jay and Miles Xplain the X-men, American Hysteria, You're Wrong About, etc...it is literally never quiet.

Movies and TV

Recent Watch: Loki Looking forward to: Umbrella Academy S3

Past faves: Buffy, Lovecraft Country, Whip-it, The Good Place, Knives Out, MoonLight, Orphan Black, Umbrella Academy, She-Ra, Get Out, Stargate, Farscape, X-files, 30Rock, 5th Element, Empire Records, Bladerunner, Star Trek, any space-opera show, The Avengers, Parks and Rec, Terrible horror movies that are unintentionally funny, Avatar the Last Air-Bender (cartoon) and Korra, Pose, Good Girls, X-men...

Music

My favorite artists are Neko Case and Janelle Monae. Also: Tacocat, AhMerAhSu, John-Allison Weiss, Mal Blum, LP, Against Me!, Rae Spoon, Dorian Electra, Rilo Kiley, Worriers, and so many more. If anyone wants to exchange spotify playlist, I am always up for that.

Dislikes

No. Scented. Items.
I'm not offended by much but I don't like mean things, which is a succinct way of saying black lives matter and sexism, racism, transphobia, homophobia, fatphobia/diet culture, name calling etc will not be tolerated here. The word "g**sy" is a slur for Roma people. I didn't always know that but I do now. Please do not use it when communicating with me. Also, I used to used to have a different legal name. Please do not use that name, only J, J D., or Wyrdfae.

If you send me recipes I prefer to cook vegan at home except for honey and eggs. Please no food, no religious, or political items unless the swap explicitly calls for it. Also, do not send me licensed Harry Potter merchandise or anything JKR made money off of. Harry Potter fans are wonderful, but JKR is racist and transphobic.

It bears repeating, no scented items. Other than that I am pretty easy going and can pass along or donate anything I do not have use for.

General Swapping

Now that the unpleasantness is out of the way here are some objects of my unbridled and almost uncomfortable enthusiasm.

items I would like: Handmade stuff , zines, poker cards with interesting backs or fronts, curios/curiosities, inchies, atcs, origami paper strips for lucky stars, small hand made things, blank notecards/artsy non-touristy postcards in moderation natural fiber yarn about 6 yards long so I can maybe use it for a striped scarf, other stationary and memo pages, random stuff in themes I like or you think I might like are also fun.

Random things I like in no comprehensible order to help direct but not dictate themes to send: Sci-fi, Art, LGBTQ themes, non-binary, peacocks, blue (esp peacock blue and electric blue) halloween, fantasy, space, Pop Surrealism, Basquiat, poetry, Kay Ryan, bright colors, outsider art, sentimental circus, Dr. Who, Buffy, Frida Kahlo, Chiho Aoshima, paisley, orchids, Peacocks, celestial, more bright colors, studio Ghibli, possums, moths, bats, Alison Bechdel, tarot cards, Xena, weird art, Rainbow Brite, hexagons, Remedios Varo, Invader Zim, rainbows, stars, Warhol, Elliot Page, zentangle and other bold decorative black and white designs, any interesting color combo really, bird, butterfly and cat motifs, celtic knots/book of kells/nordic art, musicals, beer and wine, and other stuff.

Kawaii - I have yet to find kawaii anything that is too scary. Mostly I'm obsessed with Sentimental Circus.

Artist Trading Cards/inchies/mailart - while this is subjective, I prefer art that is meaningful to you rather than just fit my themes. I like my themes - just want to see your take on the world. Art is about expressing YOU :) I make ATCs a variety of ways. Some hand drawn or painted, some mixed media collage, and I know my way around photoshop. None of them are very conventional. Totally up for one-on-one swaps if my description sounds interesting.

So I do want to mention that I send when I say I do and rate when I receive. I always put on enough or more postage to my understanding of the regulations. Different post office employees sometimes see them differently. If you receive something with postage due, let me know and I will send you stamps.

wish list

I will use this space to list the things I am especially obsessed with currently, which are as follows:

Mail art collaborations like jams or exquisite corpse and apparently friendship books and decos.

Stickers

Gelli print stencils

Zines

Rainbows

Your Art

Ratings

lrm1980 rated for ATC Mini Oracle Deck Series #3 on Jul 30, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the beautiful ATC… a great reminder!
HollyBear rated for Lyrix FB Takeover on Jul 26, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the Lyrix. I'm looking forward to swapping more of these. Thanks for hosting!
kittyhahahotbot rated for Zine Go round #3 on Jul 24, 2021
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Comment: Thank you!
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Comment: OH MY GOSH!!! Thank you so much!!!! Everything is so good!!! I love the little dice bag (I'm getting a new set of dice so this is perf!), the stickers, the little rainbow charm, and the jewelry AHHH!! I am obsessed with stuff made out of those bright chains and shapes!! Thank youuuuu!!!! You're awesome!!
Ethony rated for ATC Mini Oracle Deck Series #3 on Jul 22, 2021
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Comment: Lovely card thank you.
msjoana75 rated for 100 FB / FS / Bags Swap #2 on Jul 21, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for your wonderful swap.
jeka396 rated for CPG Move Any Deco 04 - Global on Jul 19, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the cute cupcake deco! This one had the note about ‘pandemic brain’ 🤪 but I’ll let you know if there is another that does arrive at any point.
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Comment: thanks for sending it along! love the textures on your print
K8thecrafter rated for Move Those Bags! #3 on Jul 13, 2021
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Comment: Your package made my day. I love bag exchanges and the extras you sent were great! Thank you!!
MellowOda rated for Move Those Bags! #3 on Jul 12, 2021
5
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Comment: Thanks again for another great selection of bags! :)
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Comment: Thank you so much! Loved swapping with you!
bblue rated for Lets Get Those Last Signers Home! on Jul 6, 2021
5
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Comment: Thanks for the nice decorated envelope.
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Comment: Thanks for the great ATC!
elinor rated for ATC Mini Oracle Deck Series #2 on Jul 3, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the beautiful rainbow card :)
MellowOda rated for Move Those Bags! #2 on Jul 2, 2021
5
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Comment: I feel like we always end up being partners in these bag swaps! Thanks for some great bags, once again! :)
Kalalinga rated for Decos Only - 7/2021 on Jun 30, 2021
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Comment: Hi J.D. - Thanks for the decos; I like both of them and I liked your painted envelope too!
jeka396 rated for CPG June '21 Move a US Deco - US on Jun 30, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for this super sweet pastel deco. I love your hex design page!
HollyBear rated for Move Those Bags! #2 on Jun 30, 2021
5
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Comment: Thank you for the bags! Love the decorated envelope!
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Comment: Thank You for the 50 FBs swap & the extras..
Kookielove rated for Friendship Sheet Swap #211 on Jun 28, 2021
5
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Comment: Thanks for the friendship sheets & the extras! Have a great week!

Rating Overview

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Comments

HeidiJean on Jul 26, 2021:

Thank you for the lyrix! I’m so excited to get these sent out into the world!

cmalaina on Jul 4, 2021:

HAPPY 4TH OF JULY !!

HollyBear on Jun 2, 2021:

I received the sticker books you sent! Thank you for swapping!!

ccmmsu on Apr 29, 2021:

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Thank you for sending home my full sticker bag, J! And for the super cool extra stickers, too!

littlebigmel on Apr 7, 2021:

Oh my goodness thanks for all the pride stuff! I was so very thrilled to receive such nice items. This was my favorite wish ever received. Would love to do a pvt swap with you!

Whovian487 on Mar 18, 2021:

Sweet! You’re most welcome! Glad you enjoyed what I sent. 😀 Let me know whenever you’d like to swap again.

FeltPrincess on Feb 12, 2021:

Thank so much for the wishes for LSRUS :) I especially love the kitty stickers! :D

DragonflyDreamer on Feb 11, 2021:

Thank you for the LSRU wish! The papers are beautiful!!

bblue on Feb 8, 2021:

I received your sticker bag trade - thank you!

heidiblooms on Jan 4, 2021:

I received your friendship sheets today! Thank you! I'm excited to add onto them and forward them off!

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